Best kid friendly trails in Whataroa, West Coast

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Explore the most popular kid friendly trails near Whataroa with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.
Map of kid friendly trails in Whataroa, West Coast
Top trails (9)
#1 - Lake Matheson Loop Trail
Westland Tai Poutini National Park
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Length: 2.4 mi • Est. 1 h 14 m
Pretty walk around the lake. When the water is really still everything is reflected beautifully. The trail is busy. Must do if you're in the area. https://www.doc.govt.nz/parks-and-recreation/places-to-go/west-coast/places/westland-tai-poutini-national-park/things-to-do/tracks/lake-matheson-walk/Show more
#2 - Peter's Pool Walk
Westland Tai Poutini National Park
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Length: 1.8 mi • Est. 51 m
#3 - Peter's Pool Trail
Westland Tai Poutini National Park
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Length: 2.0 mi • Est. 1 h
#4 - Callery Waiho and Tartare Tunnels
Westland Tai Poutini National Park
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Length: 4.8 mi • Est. 1 h 57 m
#5 - Franz Josef Glacier Trail [CLOSED]
Westland Tai Poutini National Park
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Length: 3.5 mi • Est. 1 h 45 m
Be careful as you hike along this glacier, it is beautiful but alive and moving. This track is sometimes closed due to ice collapse, flooding or landslides – check the latest track conditions and weather forecasts at the Westland Tai Poutini National Park Visitor Centre before starting your trip. https://www.doc.govt.nz/parks-and-recreation/places-to-go/west-coast/places/westland-tai-poutini-national-park/things-to-do/tracks/franz-josef-glacier-ka-roimata-o-hine-hukarere-walk/Show more
#6 - Sentinel Rock Trail
Westland Tai Poutini National Park
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Length: 3.2 mi • Est. 1 h 35 m
#7 - Terrace Walk
Westland Tai Poutini National Park
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Length: 1.0 mi • Est. 29 m
This family-friendly track is a great introduction to the Glacier Region's rainforest. After dark, take a torch with you to spot bright glow-worms under and around large fallen trees on the path. Show more
#8 - Te Weheka Walkway/Cycleway
Westland Tai Poutini National Park
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Length: 2.9 mi • Est. 1 h 19 m
#9 - Whataroa River Lookout Point
Whataroa, West Coast, New Zealand
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Length: 0.6 mi • Est. 15 m